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The Ministry of Railways is a ministry in the Government of India, responsible for the country's rail transport. The ministry operates the state-owned Indian Railways, an organisation that operates as a monopoly in rail transport and is headed by the Chairman of Railway Board.

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Oxygen Expresses delivered more than 2511 MT liquid medical oxygen to states: Railways Ministry
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Oxygen Expresses delivered more than 2511 MT liquid medical oxygen to states: Railways Ministry

The Ministry of Railways on Thursday informed that Oxygen Expresses have delivered more than 2511 metric tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in 161 tankers to different states amid a shortage of medical oxygen in several parts of the country due to rise in COVID-19 infections.

70,000 isolation beds made available by Railways in more than 4,400 Covid Care Coaches
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70,000 isolation beds made available by Railways in more than 4,400 Covid Care Coaches

A total of 70,000 isolation beds have been made available by the Railways in more than 4,400 Covid Care Coaches, as per the Ministry of Railways on Wednesday.

Railways offered 1500 coaches equipped with oxygen cylinders for Covid Treatment in Assam: Health Minister
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Railways offered 1500 coaches equipped with oxygen cylinders for Covid Treatment in Assam: Health Minister

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday informed that the Ministry of Railways has offered 1500 train coaches equipped with oxygen cylinders to be used as COVID care centre.

Civil Aviation Ministry grants 20 entities permission to conduct experimental drone flights
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Civil Aviation Ministry grants 20 entities permission to conduct experimental drone flights

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has granted conditional exemption from Unmanned Aircraft System {UAS) Rules, 2021 to 20 entities to conduct Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) experimental flights of drones, the Ministry said in a release.

Railways delivered nearly 1125 MT of LMO to various states across country
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Railways delivered nearly 1125 MT of LMO to various states across country

Overcoming all hurdles and finding new solutions, Indian Railways is continuing its journey of bringing relief by delivering liquid medical oxygen to various states across the country. So far, the Railways has delivered around 1125 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in 76 tankers to various states.

COVID-19: Railways deploys nearly 4,000 isolation coaches with almost 64,000 beds
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COVID-19: Railways deploys nearly 4,000 isolation coaches with almost 64,000 beds

Strengthening the capabilities of the nation in the united fight against Covid, the Ministry of Railways has, amongst its multi-pronged initiatives, deployed nearly 4,000 isolation coaches with almost 64,000 beds.

MEA responding to COVID-related medical needs of High Commissions, Embassies: Arindam Bagchi
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MEA responding to COVID-related medical needs of High Commissions, Embassies: Arindam Bagchi

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Sunday said that the Ministry is responding to all COVID-related medical needs, including hospital treatment, of all High Commissions and Embassies, amid a surge of infections in the country.

Nepal: Oxygen shortage hit 22 districts amid COVID-19 surge
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Nepal: Oxygen shortage hit 22 districts amid COVID-19 surge

With the sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in Nepal, the Ministry of Health and Population has issued a notice stating that it now has become "next to impossible" for hospitals to provide beds for treatment in 22 hardest-hit districts of the country.

Railway mobilises additional Covid care coaches for use in MP, Maharashtra
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Railway mobilises additional Covid care coaches for use in MP, Maharashtra

In view of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the Ministry of Railways has mobilised additional Covid care coaches for use in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

GST collections in April at record high of Rs 1.41 lakh crore
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GST collections in April at record high of Rs 1.41 lakh crore

The gross Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue collected in April was at Rs 141,384 crore, touching the highest level since its introduction, the government said on Saturday.

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